Accession Number : ADD014867

Title :   Floating Degaussing Cable System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 17 Feb 81, patented 19 Feb 91,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Feldman, David W

Report Date : 19 Feb 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A system for degaussing ships includes a floating cable having a plurality of insulated conductors, the cable extending between a barge at one end and an end float at the other end, with a floating saddle member mounted at the mid-portion for engagement by a ship's bow. The cable ends are brought together at the barge, the conductors connected in series with one another and energized by a generator on the barge.

Descriptors :   BARGES, CABLES, DEGAUSSING, ELECTRIC CONDUCTORS, FLOATING BODIES, GENERATORS, INSULATION, SHIP BOWS, SHIPS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE